things to do in charlotte: What's Happening In Charlotte's Ballantyne Area In September 2019? - 09/04/19 08:26 AM
 
Save The Dates: What's Happening In Ballantyne In September
 
There's always something happening in the Ballantyne area that's fun, charitable, educational, healthy, etc. September 2019 is no exception. To usher in the fall season, this month you have your choice of 10 Ballantyne events, including:
 
Ballantyne Boot Camp: September 5th through October 17th. Every Thursday, from 5:30-6:15 p.m., at the Brixham Tent. Instructors from Sara’s YMCA lead a high-intensity group workout for all fitness levels incorporating body weight, plyometrics, running  to tone muscle and burn calories. Free!
Local Makers Market: September 7th in Ballantyne Village. 11:00 am till 4:300 pm. 30+ local vendors/artisans will be displaying their products.  Shop … (22 comments)

things to do in charlotte: Get Ready For Yiasou Greek Festival: Charlotte's Favorite Ethnic Festival - 08/31/19 07:06 AM
 
Charlotte's 2019 Yiasou Greek Festival: September 5-8
 
Even though the Labor Day weekend festivities have barely begun, you can continue the fun at next weekend's Charlotte Yiasou Greek Festival -- one of the Queen City's favorite annual events. This will be the 42nd year Charlotte will enjoy "all things Greek." 
 
Charlotte's Yiasou Greek Festival is one of the city's biggest and most popular cultural festivals and has won many awards and accolades over the years, including, "Best Ethnic Festival," "Reader's Choice Best Annual Festival," Charlotte Magazine's "Best International Festival," "Best of the City Festival," "Best of the Best/Best Cultural Festival," and more. Is it any wonder that some … (26 comments)

things to do in charlotte: Southern Women's Show Returns To Charlotte: August 23-25 - 08/13/19 10:22 AM
 
Southern Women's Show In Charlotte: August 23-25
The 37th annual Southern Women's Show returns to Charlotte, North Carolina this coming weekend,  Friday, August 23rd and runs through Sunday, August 25th! After more than three and one half decades, the annual Southern Women's Show In Charlotte is a Queen City institution --  always highly anticipated by Charlotte's ladies. So be sure to clear some time in your schedule next weekend to attend the Southern Women's Show. You'll be glad you did!
 
What will you find at the Southern Women's Show in Charlotte?  
 
With over 100,000 square feet of space and more than 400 exhibitors, the Southern Women's Show offers something for everyone. … (18 comments)

things to do in charlotte: If Cupcakes Are Your "Thing" Come To The Queen City Cupcake Festival - 06/19/19 01:30 PM
 
Queen City Cupcake Festival In Charlotte: June 22
Are cupcakes your choice of a sweet treat? If so, you should definitely make a point of heading out to the 1st Annual Queen City Cupcake Festival this Saturday, June 22nd from 1:00 till 4:00 pm. See the Queen City's top amateur bakers "bake it out" to see who comes away with the top prizes for:
 
Best Frosting-Best Tasting Frosting
Best Cake-Best Texture/Moisture Of Cake
Most Unique-Most Interesting 
Best Presentation-Best Overall Theme/Design 
Most Technical-Most Difficult 
Best Vegan-Overall (Baker's Choice)
Queen City's Fan Favorite Award-Online Voting
The Queen City's Overall Favorite Cupcake-Judge's Favorite
 
 
 
 
Admission To The Queen City Cupcake Festival:

VIP Admission: 12:00 pm 
General … (38 comments)

things to do in charlotte: Kings Drive Art Walk In Charlotte: May 4-5 ~ Come Celebrate The Arts! - 05/01/19 05:17 AM
 
Celebrate The Arts At The 9th Annual Kings Drive Art Walk
 
One of the Queen City's favorite springtime festivals, the King's Walk annual Art Walk returns this weekend May 4th and 5th, sponsored by Festival in the Park.  Festival in the Park has been bringing Charlotte residents from all walks of life together to enjoy arts, crafts, music and family entertainment since 1964. 
 
Kings Drive Art Walk Schedule
Saturday, May 4th:  11:00 am till 6:00 pm
Sunday: May 5th: 11:00 am till 5:00 pm
 JazzArts Music Stage ScheduleJazzArts Charlotte will provide music on the JazzArts Music Stage, with local musicians and All Star students playing jazz favorites throughout the weekend. 
Saturday, May 4, 201911:35am … (20 comments)

things to do in charlotte: Charlotte's Queen's Feast Restaurant Week Begins July 20th. - 07/13/18 05:19 AM
 
You've Been Waiting For It! And It's Back In Just One Week! Charlotte's Queen's Feast Restaurant Week
 
Charlotte's super popular, semi-annual, mouth-watering Restaurant Week returns this Friday, July 20th, and once again it's time to enjoy a true Queen's Feast! You'll be able to dine like the proverbial royal queen, herself, for 10 days at over 125 Charlotte metro area restaurants in nine surrounding counties at a very reasonable fixed price of $30-35 for three courses. This semi-annual event in Charlotte is now in its 18th "season" and very much anticipated by the "locals." (Myself included!)
 
 
The very first Charlotte Restaurant Week took place in July 2008 with just 42 restaurants participating. It's … (30 comments)

things to do in charlotte: Charlotte Restaurant Week (2016 Summer Edition) Returns July 22-31 - 07/08/16 07:01 AM
CHARLOTTE RESTAURANT WEEK RETURNS JULY 22-31
 
Charlotte's super popular, semi-annual Restaurant Week returns this Friday, July 22nd, and once again it's time to enjoy a true Queen's Feast! You'll be able to dine like the proverbial royal queen, herself, for 10 days at some 130 upscale Charlotte metro area restaurants in 8 surrounding counties at a very reasonable fixed price of $30-35 for three courses. This semi-annual event in Charlotte is now in its 14th "season" and very much anticipated by the "locals." (Myself included!)
 
The first Charlotte Restaurant Week took place in July 2008 with just 42 restaurants participating. It's now grown to over 130 participating restaurants and attracts both local Charlotteans, … (24 comments)

things to do in charlotte: Charlotte Jewish Film Festival 2016 ~ February 20 - March 13 - 02/21/16 05:32 AM
The 2016 Charlotte Jewish Film Festival began on Saturday, February 20th and runs through March 13th. The Charlotte Jewish Film Festival had it's beginnings in 2005 with the screening of just two films, attended by fewer than 150 people. 12 years later, in 2016, it's expected that more than 4,000 Charlotte area residents will attend  during the 23 days of the festival. This annual event is a great opportunity for film lovers to get their fill of specialty, independent, documentary, and art house films viewed through the lens of the  Jewish experience both in America and elsewhere.

Just three of the films planned for … (15 comments)

things to do in charlotte: Charlotte Gearing Up To Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - 01/07/16 07:50 PM
 
Charlotte gears up to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this week, January 12th through Monday, January 18th, with numerous events throughout the metro area. To commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Charlotte events will include a parade, volunteer and award programs, as well as a prayer breakfast. For a more detailed list of events relating to Dr. King's legacy click here. 
 
 
2016 City of Charlotte Martin Luther King Holiday Parade:
 
When: Saturday, January 16th beginning at 10:30am till 1:00pm. 

Where: Parade route starts at 11th and N. Tryon and ends at Stonewall and S. Tryon (click on the link for the map)

More … (16 comments)

things to do in charlotte: Still Time To See "The Hip Hop Nutcracker" In Charlotte, NC - 12/28/15 04:59 AM
If you love the music from Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Ballet and missed the classical performance this holiday season by the Charlotte Ballet Company, there's still time to see "The Hip Hop Nutcracker" at the Booth Playhouse at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center in Uptown Charlotte,  showing December 29th through January 2nd.
 
Promoted as a holiday "mash-up" for the entire family, "The Hip Hop Nutcracker" reimagines Tchaikovsky's classic score through explosive hip hop choreography. A dozen all-star dancers, DJ, MC, and digital scenery bring the traditional Nutcracker story to life in a contemporary urban setting. This unique show celebrates love, family and the magic of New … (15 comments)

things to do in charlotte: Tuesday, December 1st Is Giving Day ~ How You Can Give In Charlotte - 11/28/15 09:43 PM
Tuesday, December 1st is Giving Day, also known as Giving Tuesday. This is the fourth annual Giving Tuesday whose purpose is to inspire personal philanthropy and to encourgage some form of charitable giving: time or money or both during the holiday season.
 
 
 
 
 
Great Ways You Can "Give" In The Charlotte Metro Area:
 
Assistance League of Charlotte: sponsors philanthropic programs which feed, cloth, mentor, educate children and families in Mecklenburg County. Financial donations are very much appreciated, however the Assistance League would also be delighted for donations to its AL Thrift Shop of clothing, shoes, household items, electronics, linenes, furniture, books, toys. And you … (28 comments)

things to do in charlotte: Charlotte's Southern Christmas Show Begins November 11th - 11/07/15 12:35 AM
Southern Christmas Show in Charlotte  returns this week on Wednesday, November 11th and runs through Sunday, November 22nd. This year, the Southern Christmas Show begins one day early in time for Veteran's Day. And to recognize Veteran's Day, USO North Carolina volunteers will be at the front entrance selling “I Support the Troops” stickers for $10 each. Anyone purchasing the stickers will receive a 10% discount on their purchases in select exhibit spaces displaying an “I Support the Troops”sign.
 
I look forward to this show every year... and, I know Christmas is literally "just around the corner" once the show arrives in … (30 comments)

things to do in charlotte: Charlotte Chocolate Truffle Making Class At The Secret Choclatier - 07/08/15 04:59 AM
Love chocolate? Do you think chocolate should be its own food group? Why not attend a class on how to make chocolate truffles at The Secret Choclatier in south Charlotte?
 
In a class led by Chef Bill Dietz, you'' learn how to make your own truffle ganache, about infusing flavors, and prep and use various treats in the finished ganache.
 
The class will be held on Saturday, July 18th from 2:00 till 4:00 pm at The Secret Choclatier's shop located at 2935 Providence Road in Charlotte. Anyone over the age of 14 can participate. The cost is $60. Because space is limited … (14 comments)

things to do in charlotte: Fun Things To Do In Charlotte, NC This Weekend - 04/22/15 01:40 AM
Looking for some unusual and fun things to do in the Charlote, North Carolina metro area this weekend?  Here are some great suggestions:
 
11th Annual Charity Bachelors Auction
 
Sponsored by the Deltas of Charlotte Foundation, this annual event raises money for various local, community based programs including Bright Hopes, Inc, UNCF College Fund, A Child's Place, Loaves and Fishes, Susan G Komne, and more.. You'll be able to "bid" on some of the Queen City's most eligible bachelors aged 25 to 65.
 
WHEN:  Saturday, April 25, 2015
TIME: Reception begins at 6:00pm and auction event begins at 7:00pm
WHERE: McGlohan Theater at Spirit Square at 345 … (22 comments)

things to do in charlotte: Broadway Comes To Charlotte ~ 2015/2016 Broadway Lights Series - 03/29/15 10:11 PM
Broadway comes to Charlotte! The 2015/2016 Broadway Lights Series has just been announced and it's time to order your tickets for any (or all) of these shows. Personally, I'm very excited about this line-up of shows. The Sound of Music is the first broadway show I ever saw in New York City in 1959, so it's always held a special place in my heart and memories. Carole King is certainly a musical staple and icon from my youth. And who doesn't love that old staple, The Wizard of Oz?
 

 
Check out the video below introducing the 2015/2016 Charlotte … (20 comments)

things to do in charlotte: Theatre Charlotte: An 87 Year Old Institution Still Going Strong! - 01/25/15 12:00 AM
Theatre Charlotte is an 87 year old institution in Charlotte, North Carolina that's still going strong! Its first production took place in 1928 with a reading of "Outward Bound." Theatre Charlotte had its start in 1927 when the Charlotte Branch of the American Association of University Women decided to study the Little Theatre Movement,  a grassroots effort throughout the United States  to mount amateur theatrical productions in local communities.
 
If you love attending plays and musicals, Theatre Charlotte is the place to check out in Charlotte. It's the quintessenital "community" theatre providing opportunities for theatre lovers in Charlotte to participate … (18 comments)

things to do in charlotte: Charlotte Vintage & Antiques Show--A Great Place For Holiday Shopping! - 12/03/14 08:10 PM
The Charlotte Vintage & Antiques Show at Metrolina Expo is a great place for holiday shopping, if you're still searching for that special gift for that special someone! Lots of treasures await on some 100 acres of show space from classic antique items, modernized antiques, vintage items, shabby chic items, thrift items, retro items, historical artifacts, craft items, the Antique Village with 14 free-standing "boutique storefronts" and much more!
You can also purchase Christmas trees, fresh cut garlands, and made-to-order wreaths at the show. And if you are a "do-it-yourself" person, check out the DIY Corner.
 
WHEN: Thursday, December 4th through Sunday, December … (19 comments)

things to do in charlotte: What's Happening In And Around Charlotte This Week - 11/15/14 11:15 PM
Lots of things happening in and around Charlotte this week. Whether you're in south Charlotte in the Ballantyne area, in Southwest Charlotte, Uptown, or Northwest of Charlotte, there's something for you to see and do.
 
Cell Phone Drive for Soldiers: sponsored by Mark Antonich with Ameriprise Financial. Collecting gently-used cell phones for our troops. Donations at: 8832 Blakeney Professional Drive/Suite 302. The fourth annual drive begins Novemer 18th and continues through December 31st. For more information call 704-944-2080.

Holidays at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden: begins the holiday season with lots of displays, the famous Orchid Tree, cookies & cocoa with … (11 comments)

things to do in charlotte: What's Happening In And Around Charlotte This Week - 09/01/14 12:44 AM
What's Happening In And Around Charlotte This Week
September 1-7, 2014
 
CHARLOTTE FASHION WEEK: September 2-6, 2014
Did you think only New York City has a Fashion Week? Charlotte might not have a Project Runway show at which emerging designers can highlight their work... but we do have our very own Fashion Week (four years running now and going strong). Events include a competition for emerging designers, runway shows by established designers, and black-tie ball sponsored by the NFL Players Association. Tickets cost from $25-75 for runway shows and $125 for the Fashion Seen Ball at the Charlotte City Club. 20% … (8 comments)

things to do in charlotte: Charlotte's Queen's Feast Restaurant Week Returns July 18th - 07/18/14 01:45 AM
CHARLOTTE's QUEEN'S FEAST RESTAURANT WEEK RETURNS JULY 18TH
 
Charlotte's popular Restaurant Week returns today (July 18th) for its semi-annual 10 day "run" and once again it's time to enjoy a true Queen's Feast! As the Restuarant Week website puts it: "Hot Chefs and Cool Prices!"
 
You'll be able to dine like royalty for 10 days at over 100 upscale Charlotte metro area restaurants at a reasonable fixed price of $30 for three courses. This semi-annual event in Charlotte is now in its 12th "season" and very much anticipated by the "locals."
 
The first Charlotte Restaurant Week took place in July 2008 and had 42 restaurants participating. Since then it's  grown to over 100 participating restaurants and … (1 comments)

 
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